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CNN
Aug 21, 2013 12:00pm EDT
thanks everyone for joining us. it's been gre to have you. the next program begins now. stay tuned for for "around the world. >>> as u.n. weapons inspectors evaluate syria, the opposition makes a stunning claim. it says the government attacked its on people with chemical weapons killing hundreds. >>> a court in egypt orders the release of deposed president mubarak. he's not out of trouble by any means. >>> plus. >> i just tell them come in an try to make the biggest impact you can have. if we keep building a service that people love and that more and more people use every day, which we seem to be doing pretty well, then we're going to be fine over time. >> the founder of facebook speaks to cnn. the full interview with his big announcement just a few minutes away. >>> welcome to "around the world. i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm ivan watson. >> hundreds of people were killed in a chemical weapons attack by the syrian government. i want to warn you some of these images are very graphic and maybe be very disturbing, very difficult to see these pictures. >> they were posted online by oppo
CNN
Aug 22, 2013 9:00am PDT
makeshift morgue. rebels say it is proof the syrian government used chemical weapons to kill hundreds of civilians near damascus, maybe as many as 1,300. the syrian government denies the claims. officials have yet to allow a u.n. weapons inspectors team access to the site where the attacks allegedly took place. >> fred joins us from damascus. cnn is one of only a few international news networks reporting from inside the country. i know you just got there. you have already had time to visit a government run hospital. what are people there saying about this alleged chemical weapons attack? >> we're just starting to scratch the surface and find out what happened yesterday. the interesting thing at the mesa university hospital that i visited earlier today, they told us that yesterday around the morning time they got mass casualties and it was clear there was massive fighting going on in those areas where that alleged chemical weapon as tack took place. they said there was lots of bodies in and the loads had severe wounds and none of them showed any signs of being subjected to any sort of che
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 9:00am PDT
us an idea what is taking place. you're at a clinic where people who have been wounded are being treat treated. >> reporter: yeah, we are. in the same spot where we were earlier in the day. the shooting in this area stopped around two to three hours ago. we're we're at a clinic where the pro-morsi demonstrators were gathering. >> it's a little difficult to understand her there. let's go to reza. >> you've been covering this very hours out on the street. because of the volume of the fire protective gear is protect. tell us what's been happening in the last little while. the security force has cleared one square. that wasn't the end of it by a long way. >> reporter: yeah, michael. this is the newest information we're getting. it looks like egyptian security forces have indeed cleared out much of this second pro-morsi demonstration here at the location in east cairo where we are. this as just been an incredibly awful day. it's difficult to describe the dispair and outrage. i've never witnessed anything like this before. let's describe to you where we are. by the way, we should point
CNN
Aug 8, 2013 9:00am PDT
parent using their child to human traffickers. david mckenzie, cnn. >> and for more on human trafficking and cnn's effort to stamp out modern day slavery, do visit the cnn freedom project website. >>> and japan is promising to do whatever it takes to stop this massive leak we're talking about at the crippled fukushima nuclear plant, will you recall 3 hunto00 tons of is seeping into pacific ocean. >> 300 tons a day that has been leaking since it was damaged in the major earthquake and tsunami a couple years ago. today japan's prime minister ordered the government to come up with several sure fire options to stop the spread of all of that contaminated water. >> so tepco and this is the plant operator is now proposing a plan that has actually never been done before. they're talking about freezing the ground surrounding this plant. i want to bring in chad meyers to talk about what does that involve? >> drilling a number of holes, putting many operators in an awful lot of radioactive dust and pumping coolant into these to freeze the ground and around the plant itself. what's happe
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 9:00am PDT
filling in for michael holmes. i believe he's in italy now. >> having a good time without us. the obama administration not ready to call the overthrew a coup. the military has been brutally cracking down on morsi supporters over the last week. the u.s. is now with holding some aid to egypt's military. gets more than 1.2 billion dollar, our tax dollars and we're told the money is not being permanently halted. i want to bring in jill dougherty to explain, what is the difference. this is not permanent but temporary to allow the administration not necessarily agree or say it's a coup but almost act as if it is. >> you can see the problems here. it's not very well define and a lot of that is deliberate. the administration wants to send messages and be prepared to do something more because there's a lot of pressure building on capital hill to cut the aid to egypt. it doesn't want to overstep. it's not prepared and not going to define either a coup or not a coup. they are using the words reprogramming. another official said adjusting some of the aid. they are adjusting it to bring it in
CNN
Aug 2, 2013 9:00am PDT
think about their newest resident. i want to bring in phil black. tell us where he is. who put it him? how is he living his life? >> there's a lot of unanswered questions here still. what we know according to the lawyer that's opinion assisting him, he said he's being put up by people who approached him online while still camping out. he says these are american citizens. he says in the meantime he's going to be keeping fairly low profile. he wants to focus on his new freedom and personal security. he said this is something he's still very concerned about. even though he's still now officially producted under the sovereignty of the russian federation he said it's still a concern. in is what his lawyer said-he walked free from the airport. >> translator: this is his first time in russia so you can understand his emotions. as a person who knows how intelligence services operate he understands what level of security he should have better than any of us. >> another big priority for snowden is surrounding himself with people he believes he can trust. that could by why rangements are under w
CNN
Aug 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. we'll get a live report from tripoli. >> an american kidnapped and tortured by al qaeda tells us the story of his escape. >>> welcome to "around the world." i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm ivan watson. >> tensions are rising in the middle east have two huge explosions. an israeli military strike inside lebanese territory. >> israel says it was a terror site and ordered the strike in direct response to yesterday's rocket attack on israel. >> arwa damon is joining us. we're going to get to the israeli strike in a moment. first, you're in tripoli. these are the two massive explosions that happened earlier today. you can see the moment of impact in the video that we're going to play this for you right there. what have we learned about those two attacks and who's behind them. there's that shot. >> reporter: that's some pretty dramatic video. we're standing in front of the mosque where that took place. you can see the men right behind my. they put out a call to residents in the area. whoever has a broom to come in and help them sweep out the mosque because they want to hold prayers there late
CNN
Aug 9, 2013 9:00am PDT
has a lot of oil. they have an economic incentive to go we don't care. you come to us. >> we'll see how the meeting goes. >>> now to a troubling revelation by one of the world's biggest celebrities. we're talking about oprah winfrey. she told "intentertainment toni" she was the victim of racism. >> she said a sales woman didn't recognize her and refused to show her an expensive handbag. >> i say may i see that bag right above your head. she says to me, no. it's too expensive. >> i said, the black one. the one that's folded over. she said no, you don't want to see that one. you want to see this one because that one will cost too much. i said, well, i really did want to see that one. she refused to get it. >> we got to mention that oprah said she was dressed nicely. she felt it was obvious the sales woman couldn't not think that she wasn't somebody who could afford the bag. she thinks it's about race. what did oprah do after she was refused to see the bag? >> michael, first of all, she was in town for tina turner's wedding. she went into the store alone. when she kept pressing to see
CNN
Aug 21, 2013 9:00am PDT
have. if we keep building a service that people love and that more and more people use every day, which we seem to be doing pretty well, then we're going to be fine over time. >> the founder of facebook speaks to cnn. the full interview with his big announcement just a few minutes away. >>> welcome to "around the world. i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm ivan watson. >> hundreds of people were killed in a chemical weapons attack by the syrian government. i want to warn you some of these images are very graphic and maybe be very disturbing, very difficult to see these pictures. >> they were posted online by opposition groups following what they say was a poison gas attack. many of the dead were women and children. a doctor at a field hospital said the victims died of asphyxiation. the syrian government is denies they launched a chemical weapons attack. arwa damon is in lebanon. the put of dead is at more than 1300. how credible are these claim offense a clem chemical weapons attack? >> reporter: it's difficult to determine any of the information or verify any of the information that's c
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 9:00am PDT
damascus, giving you a view of the crisis like nobody else can. >> fred joins us from the syrian capital. we are seeing obviously the u.s., the british, and the french. the syrian foreign minister is saying they have the materials to defend themselves and surprise others. so how is it now being viewed from where you are? >> reporter: well, it's interesting, richard, because i was just out and about town in damascus. on the face of it, a lot of people will tell you they're not afraid for their safety. they will tell you it was not their regime that used chemical weapons. they are stockpiling things like canned foods and dried foods thinking some sort of war might have come. i wouldn't say it's fear. i would say it's nervousness. uncertainty where people are not exactly sure what escalation this war could bring. some people believe it is going to happen, but they don't really know whether or not it's going to tip the scales on the battlefield and what it will mean for them in the future. while you're not seeing a mass exodus here from damascus -- in fact, things are moving quite normally h
CNN
Aug 13, 2013 9:00am PDT
joins us from washington. i'd like to begin with you. tell us what israeli officials have to say about this particular decision. >> reporter: israel is saying in the case of the 1,000 settlements this were announced on sunday is they're going to be in places in parts of the west bank and east jerusalem which would be part of the state of israel whatever the negotiations lead to at their finality. they are saying this wouldn't be in palestinian territory but in territory they consider to be the state of israel. with the announcement today they would be building an additional 900 settlement units, as the israelis have said they need to grow their cities and provide homes for their people. the housing minister this sunday said no state would tell another state and dictate how and where they could build on their own land. the chief negotiator said this is unacceptable and he said to us on sunday that he's considering stopping the peace negotiations which are rescheduled to begin tomorrow. both sides very contentious over this issue. >> one thing that's no doubt done is ask both sides
CNN
Aug 6, 2013 9:00am PDT
lot of us that someone would own. >> here's this thing. i don't know myself. some people have them to either breed or have them for show and don't sell them. i couldn't say if he was or wasn't selling the animal. people are fascinated by snakes. snakes do have a bad wrap. they're a living creature like any other animal. a lot of people that get snakes for youngsters are little pythons. in the state of ohio we have strict rules. when a snake gets this size it that people get tired of them. as it gets bigger, like in florida these snakes, they put this snakes out there. look at the everglades now. they are consuming. it could be 10,000. they don't even know how many is out there. the everglade situation, the eco system, they could rest. they passed some rigid laws. what's going to happen as a result of this is may might not be able to get the python. maybe some could buy. the anaconda gets to be 30 feet. that's anybody can go down. >> there's so many unanswered questions. how did it happen? >> and then two kids. that's the other thing. that must be unusual. what a horrible story. >>>
CNN
Aug 7, 2013 9:00am PDT
used to build it. thanks so much for watching. "around the world" starts next. >>> a massive fire shutting down an airport in kenya. >>> one of the most lethal strands of bird flu in china. the woman believed to get it from another person. >>> president obama cancelled with russian president putin. who this could mean for u.s.-russian relations. >>> welcome to "around the world." >> good to have you here. thanks for your company today. he has strange relationsined relations between the u.s. and russia. edward snowden, russia granting temporary asylum. >> the white house announced president obama will not meet with president putin in september. jill joins us live from the state department. how badly has this relationship deteriorated? >> if you look at the statement coming out of white house announcing this postponement it's bad. they not only mentioned snowden but they mentioned, the entire relationship. given our lack of progress they say and then they list all of these issues missile defense, arms control, trade security issues human rights civil society, et cetera. it's really
CNN
Aug 19, 2013 9:00am PDT
and he says he won't be intimidated. tell us more about b what happened and why british authorities are saying they detained his partner. >> reporter: he was in berlin. he was saying with another documentary filmmaker who has met snowden before. she was part of that original leak that came out about the nsa. he was then transitting london heathrow airport. they did not release him until 5:00 in the evening. when you consider that 97% of the cases of people being stopped under this terrorism act are released within less than an hour, it goes to show what an unusual case this is. he was kept for the fall nine hours. only 1 in 2,000 cases does that happen to. people are asking why was that the case? it's outraged brazilian diplomats and they're saying this was an abuse of law. his dvds, phone and lap top was taken. the only questions asked was about edward snowden and the leaks. >> you're pulling in journalists spouses or partners and family members that says a lot about freedom of speech, press and expression. >> reporter: exactly. this is why so many members of parliament asking why
CNN
Aug 30, 2013 9:00am PDT
waiting for. the report will be released. officials will tell us, it will show the forces carried out that deadly strike. >> there's major movement as well on other fronts. right now on the ground in syria, weapons inspectors are wrapping up their i vest ga investigation. russia will not be taking part of any military action in syria. anchors covering it from all angles. jill dougherty is at the state department. defense secretary chuck hagel delivered a strong response after the british vote rejecting military action. listen to this. >> every nation has responsibility to make their own decisions. we respect that of any nation. we are continuing to consult with the british as we are with all of our allies and partners. that consultation includes ways forward together on a response to this chemical weapons attack in syria. >> there is no doubt that the british decision not to go along with any activity has completely changed if you like the way this is viewed. >> a report will reveal it was assad's brother who ordered the chemical attack. if that is true, wolf, wouldn't that qualify ad
CNN
Aug 27, 2013 9:00am PDT
without controversies, privacy to name just one. thank you for being with us. it's been great to have you. "around the world" starts now with richard quest and suzanne malveaux. >>> the u.s. is quote, ready to go if president obama orders attacks on syria. that's according to chuck hagel. we'll look at the military options straight ahead. >>> political scandal in brazil forces the minister to resign. we'll tell you why it's latin america's version of edward snowden. >>> would you pay extra to make sure no kids sit next to you on plane. another airline giving you that option. i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm richard quest. >> the u.s. military is waiting for the go ahead from the president. it could happen at any moment. what we're not seeing today is inspections of the areas where hundreds of syrians were allegedly gassed to death. u.n. experts were prepared to visit second neighborhood. >> that was until the u.s. chief was seen leaving their hotel in damascus earlier today. they were not wearing their protective gear and were not joined by other members of the team. syria's government cancel
CNN
Aug 16, 2013 9:00am PDT
this. thank you for watching. it's opinion nice to have you with us but that's it for my week. first week on the air. thanks for being here. "around the world" starts right now. [ gunshots ] tear gas, gunfire and a curfew that goes into effect in less than an hour. reporters are in the thick of it. >>> the latest bombshell from edward snowden. a new report details how the nsa has violated the privacy of americans like you not one, not twice but more than a thousands a year since 2008. ♪ >>> she is only 11 years old but she's already won international piano competitions in three k countries and she's going to play at carnegie hall. welcome to you. i'm in for suzanne malveaux and michael holmes. a new wave of violence is erupting in egypt right now. supporters of deposed president morsi has declared this is friday of anger. reza says security forces are battling thousands of protesters in downtown cairo. gun violence and tear gas has been used and dozens of people have been injured. tear gas was fired at protesters headed toward ramsey square. the demonstrators are defieing a state o
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 9:00am PDT
able to reach that site where they believe chemical weapons were used? >> reporter: they were. it did cause a big delay to them. they have left for where they are staying at and came under fire. it's unclear who fired. the lead vehicle of the convoy was targeted. they did manage to get on the ground in the district southwest of damascus and one of the places where chemical weapons were used against civilians. they were able to talk to some people there. they got some samples. they took soil samples as well. they now returned to the hotel where they are staying at just a couple of minutes ago. >> the u.s. and others say there's no doubt that chemical weapons have been used, which raises the question even though the inspectors are there, has the evidence already been collected that gives rise to this certainty? >> reporter: the u.s. apparently says that some of the evidence has been collected especially in the early hours on wednesday by doctors in those field hospitals from the victims. the u.s. also says that evidence is being compromised because of continued government shelling. as w
CNN
Aug 15, 2013 9:00am PDT
true. >> pamela brown reporting for us. thanks everyone for watching. "around the world" starts right now. >>> hello everyone. welcome to "around the world." i'm fredricka whitfield in for suzanne malveaux. >> and i'm michael holmes. thanks for your company today. first, word in just in the last few minutes, literally, look at pictures coming from southern beirut, lebanon. southern beirut is a stronghold of hezbollah, if you like. we don't know much about this explosion yet other than it has just happened. bodies have been seen according to some reports from witnesses being quoted on arab media. you can see there a large fire burning as well. there have, fred, this again you don't want to jump too far ahead, but hezbollah in the complicated patchwork that is the middle east has been involved in the civil war in syria fighting on the government's side. the rebels said a month or two that if that involvement continued, they would strike hezbollah on their turf. again, we don't know the cause at the moment, but a large fire there. >> still unclear who's responsible, what the reason
CNN
Aug 29, 2013 9:00am PDT
the united nations, justifying the use of force based on humanitarian grounds. >> when we look at the frankly relatively brief document, a page and a half from the british government, it is quite clear, isn't it? it doesn't need further authorization other than by parliament to go into the fighting. >> reporter: other than by parliament is a big caveat. a number of members of the opposition and also within david cameron's own conservative party have said they want to wait for more evidence and this is why while they're debating it today, it will take a second vote authorize military action. many members still want to hear the evidence of what intelligence there actually is. they did put out an intelligence assessment earlier today and one of the key phrases in that is what we have in the first graph saying, quote, it is at least 350 people died in that august 21st attack and saying it is not possible for the opposition to have carried out a chemical weapons attack on this scale, the regime used chemical weapons on a smaller scale on at least 14 occasions in the past and there is s
CNN
Aug 5, 2013 9:00am PDT
face allegations that he used banned drugs. we'll follow that story through the the hour. >>> i'm suzanne malveaux. michael is off today. right now intelligence and analysts are combing through database, phone records, websites. they are searching for details about a possible terrorist attack. u.s. officials have now extended the closing of 19 diplomatic posts. this is around the world because of that threat. the location stretches as far east as oman and as south as madagascar. this chatter is much more serious than they have seen in years. barbara starr explains how this all came about. >> reporter: the cia and the national security agency has been secretly monitoring intelligence tips for weeks. there was indications of a possible terrorist attack, a stronghold of one of al qaeda's deadliest affiliates. alarm bells went off across washington when a crucial message was intercepted involving communications in the last several days among senior al qaeda operatives. >> this is a wake up call. al qaeda is stronger than it was on 9/11. >> reporter: final planning for an attack may be
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 12:00pm EDT
and discrimination. >> phil black joins us now from moscow. to hear that gay relationships are unequal and everything, the backlash still it seems that vladmir putin unwaiveriunwaveri they feel. >> reporter: they deny claims it's an anti-gay law. they say it's designed to protect children from material and information they belief those children are not yet ready to deal with. it seems the pressure is likely to increase as the games get closer. the challenge for russia will be standing by this law they believe which is broadly unpopular for much of the world while hosting an olympics that russia wants to be declared an international success. >> there was a poll that says three quarters of russians said homosexuality should not be accepted by society. 33% in the u.s. 18% in britain. it's a huge figure. what is it that has so many russians feeling that way? >> reporter: there's some big culture and historical factors here. the last century it was a closed off society when it was part of the soviet union. during the soviet times it was a crime being gay. russia has always had some
CNN
Aug 1, 2013 9:00am PDT
chains he used over the years to restrain these women. he rigged alarms on doors to make sure they couldn't escape. he put helmets on them and just after they captured -- he captured them. michelle knight is in that room. we expect what's called an impact statement from her coming up in just a little bit. what an impact she has made already simply by walking into that room with her head held high and this is the first time she has laid eyes on ariel castro in american since she was freed along with gina dejesus and amanda berry. i am joined by jeffrey toobin. this is an amazing picture we're seeing right now. >> it is an amazing picture and i am not trying to get people to turn off the coverage but i find it almost unwatchable, the degree of evil on display in this courtroom is so extraordinary, and the behavior ariel castro is to horrific and it has been spelled out today in such detail that it is hard to watch and i think the testimony of one of his victims, i hope will be therapeutic for her but it is hard to know how you can recover from something like this. >> the horrific det
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